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Interscope Records - 5797704
Includes Digital Download
2LP 180gm Blue Vinyl, Featuring 3 Additional Tracks!
Recorded in Dublin, New York and Los Angeles, 'Songs of Experience' was completed earlier this year with its subject matter influenced by Brendan Kennelly's advice to Bono, to "...write as if you're dead." The result is a collection of songs in the form of intimate letters to places and people close to the singer's heart: family, friends, fans and indeed himself.
'Songs Of Experience' is the companion release to 2014's 'Songs Of Innocence,' the two titles drawing inspiration from a collection of poems, 'Songs of Innocence and Experience,' by the 18th century English mystic and poet William Blake.
Produced by Jacknife Lee and Ryan Tedder, with Steve Lillywhite, Andy Barlow and Jolyon Thomas, the album features a cover image by Anton Corbijn of band-members' teenage children Eli Hewson and Sian Evans.
2LP 180gm blue vinyl, housed in gatefold sleeve, black poly-lined inner sleeves, 6 panel oversized booklet, download voucher
Love Is All We Have Left
Lights of Home
You're The Best Thing About Me
Get out of Your Own Way
Summer of love
Red Flag Day
The Showman (Little More Better)
The Little Things That Give You Away
Love Is Bigger Than Anything in Its Way
13 (There is a Light)
Ordinary Love (Extraordinary Mix)
Book Of Your Heart
Lights in Front of Me (String Arrangement)